UFC Athlete Amanda Lemos Accepts Sanction for Anti-Doping Policy Violation
Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 28, 2018) – USADA announced today that UFC® athlete Amanda Lemos, of Belém, Brazil, has tested positive for a prohibited substance and accepted a two-year sanction for her anti-doping policy violation.
Lemos, 30, tested positive for stanozolol and its metabolite 16β-hydroxystanozolol following an out-of-competition urine test conducted on November 8, 2017. Stanozolol is a non-Specified Substance in the class of Anabolic Agents and prohibited at all times under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, which has adopted the World Anti-Doping Agency Prohibited List.
Lemos’ two-year period of ineligibility, the standard sanction for a first offense involving a non-Specified Substance, began on November 8, 2017, the date her positive sample was collected.
Pursuant to the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, all UFC athletes serving a period of ineligibility for an anti-doping policy violation are required to continue to make themselves available for testing in order to receive credit for time completed under their sanction.
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